Resources & News


“Flowers for Algernon”

A History of Mental Institutions

25 Scary Science Experiments

Milgram Obedience Study


News Links

KidsPost from The Washington Post

Time for Kids

The Learning Network from The New York Times

NewsHourExtra from PBS

CBBC from BBC News

National Geographic

Channel One News

Newsmap - A visual collage of ever-changing news headlines featured on Google News


Research Paper Resources

MLA Style Aid – EXCELLENT resource

MLA Citation Style & Management - Cornell University

MLA Worksheet: Practice Works Cited Page - Google Doc (Copy and paste in a NEW doc & share)

Database Resource Sites - EXCELLENT

Database Resource Sites (categorized)

CIA World Factbook

Astronomy link

WWF Endangered Animals


Top Government Shutdown Stories

Washington Post – 1995 Shutdown Facts

Washington Post – Gov’t Shutdown

BBC – Gov’t Shutdown

BBC – Gov’t Shutdown – Who is affected?

NY Times – Gov’t Shutdown

CNN – Gov’t Shutdown

Fox News – Gov’t Shutdown


Word Manipulations!

Tagxedo – Generates shapes and clouds from text you enter

Wordle – Generates shapes and clouds from text you enter

Visuwords – Shows a visual map of definitions, antonyms, synonyms, etc.